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Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Cover photo for Monthly Drought Projections

Monthly Drought Projections

For more information and a map of the affected areas, please visit NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Monthly Drought …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2018

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

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Photo of pine needles after prescribed burn

Managing Longleaf Pine Straw

Longleaf pine trees deposit an annual blanket of needles, often called pine straw, on the …

Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

Figure 1. IRS 2018 Form 1099-S.

New Reporting Rules for Lump-Sum Timber Sales

On May 28, 2009, new rules for reporting of lump-sum timber sales went into effect. …

5/6/20
North Carolina county map divided into east and west region

Historic North Carolina Timber Stumpage Prices, 1976-2019

Historic price data for standing timber from 1976-2019 for North Carolina. Data are reported for …

4/22/20
North Carolina county map divided into east and west regions

Historic North Carolina Delivered Timber Prices, 1988-2019

Historic price data for delivered timber, prices paid upon delivery to the mill, from 1988-2019 …

4/22/20
Photo of a stand of pine trees

Selling Your Timber? Don't Make an Uninformed Decision!

This publication explains the risks involved in selling timber without knowledge of current market conditions …

4/21/20

Cultivation of Ramps (Allium tricoccum and A. burdickii)

Ramps, also known as wild leeks, are native to the eastern North American mountains. They …